Woman in her 70s dies after being struck by lorry

Galway daily news Man 70s seriously injured in traffic collision

A pedestrian in her 70s has died after being struck by a lorry in the west of Ireland on Thursday morning.

Gardaí in Westport are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic incident that occurred in County Mayo on Thursday, June 6.

Shortly before 12 noon, Gardaí and Emergency Services responded to an incident in a supermarket car park in Westport where a female pedestrian was struck by a lorry.

The pedestrian, a woman in her 70s, was pronounced deceased a short time later.

The scene was preserved and has since been examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. The local Coroner has been notified, and a post-mortem examination will be arranged.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this crash to come forward.

Additionally, those with camera footage, including motorists with dash-cam recordings, who were in the vicinity at the time are urged to provide this footage to the investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Westport Garda Station at 098 50230, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.